Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake


1/3 cup shortening

1 3/4 cups sifted cake flour

3/4 cup sugar

2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 egg

3/4 cup milk

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla


Place shortening in mixing bowl.

Sift in dry ingredients.

Add egg and half the milk; mix until flour is moistened.

Beat 2 minutes at medium speed one electric mixer.

Add remaining milk and vanilla; beat 2 minuets longer.

Bake in greased and floured 9x9x2 inch baking pan at 375 degrees for approximately 25 minutes or until done.

Note: Adjust time for muffin pan (x-large muffin pan baked 15-18 minutes and the mini muffin pan approximately 10 minutes)

Strawberry Directions

Slice strawberries

Add desired amount of sugar (can use Stevia or Truvia for reduced calories)

Stir strawberries and sugar together and let set for a few minutes

Gently mash strawberries to release some of their juice

Add water until you have the desired amount of juice to dip on the cake

Whipped Cream Ingredients & Directions

1 cup heavy cream

2 tablespoons powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

Chill bowl and beaters in refrigerator for 10 minutes.

Pour chilled cream into chilled bowl and add powdered sugar and vanilla.

Using an electric mixer, mix on high until the cream peaks.

Authored by +Terri Henkels

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